ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U948ZX

Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Endo, Diagn

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U948ZX

ICD-10-PCS: 0U948ZX
Short Description: Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Endo, Diagn
Long Description: Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic, Diagnostic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0U948ZX

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The code 0U948ZX is a billable procedure code.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-PCS diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s) listed below:
  • 0U944ZX - Drain of Uterine Support Struct, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0U - Female Reproductive System
Operation 0U9 - Drainage
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
4 - Uterine Supporting Structure 8 - Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic Z - No Device X - Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Drainage
Definition:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part
Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies
Includes:
Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
Body Part Uterine Supporting Structure
Includes:
Broad ligament
Infundibulopelvic ligament
Ovarian ligament
Round ligament of uterus
Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic
Definition:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0U948ZX:

Procedures for females only - this code is intended for procedures for females only.

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